Committee News

Education Focus Group Announces New Chairman: David Mansfield, YK Pao School

Posted on Wednesday, 04 September 2019

The British Chamber Shanghai is pleased to announce that, David Mansfield, Executive Headmaster at YK Pao School succeeded William Vanbergen, CEO at BE Education as the new Chairman of the Chamber's Education Focus Group.

[Review] Importance & Benefits of Extracurricular Activities for Students and Education Mixer Night

Posted on Sunday, 05 May 2019

On the evening of Thursday, 25 April, the British Chamber Shanghai’s Education Focus Group invited four experts to share with the audience their experience and discuss the importance and benefits of extracurricular activities for students.

Education Focus Group Quarterly Update – Q3 2015

Posted on Wednesday, 18 November 2015

Amendment to the New Advertising Law came into force in September affecting many sectors including education and training.

Education Focus Group Quarterly Update - Q2 2015

Posted on Monday, 20 July 2015

There are some important changes to immigration rules relating to students looking to go to the UK for Further Education (FE).

Education Focus Group Quarterly Update - Q4 2014

Posted on Wednesday, 11 February 2015

A delegation of Chinese maths teachers visited schools in the UK to identify areas of improving maths teaching in the UK.

Education Focus Group Quarterly Update - Q3 2014

Posted on Wednesday, 05 November 2014

The British Council's Generation UK programme whereby British students study in China for up to a year is gaining momentum with 5,000 students visiting in 2013; the number for 2014 is expected to increase.

Education Focus Group Quarterly Update - Q2 2014

Posted on Wednesday, 11 June 2014

This quarter saw the reformation of the Chamber’s Education Focus Group, which has a broad representation of members and we hope that you will engage with the group should you have any queries about education or related issues of any stripe.

Education Sector Reforms in the Shanghai FTZ

Posted on Tuesday, 22 April 2014

China's new Free Trade Zone in eastern Shanghai (the FTZ) allows foreign institutions to invest with greater ease in various industry sectors. Education is one of these sectors.